Jen Wong became Chief Operating Officer of Time Inc. in September 2016. Wong also serves as President, Digital overseeing Time Inc.’s digital and interactive strategies and operations, including its ad-supported and subscription-based digital properties that reach more than 150 million consumers every month. She is responsible for the development, launch and acquisition of strategic digital services and oversees The Foundry, Time Inc.’s state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. Wong also is responsible for Time Inc.’s Consumer Marketing + Revenue division, including TCS, Synapse and Bizrate Insights.
A digital veteran, Wong has accelerated Time Inc.’s digital transformation and encouraged the realization of our powerful media brands. She is an executive who is both highly analytical and creative, and she has a proven record of growing digital content and commerce businesses. Success has been achieved at each company where she has worked and she has succeeded in complex organizations.
Wong came to Time Inc. from POPSUGAR, Inc., where she was Chief Business Officer. From 2011 to 2015, she led business operations and growth strategies for the company’s media and commerce businesses. She grew the POPSUGAR and ShopStyle brands internationally while also expanding the company’s ad products, video business, commerce revenue and other high-growth revenue streams and businesses.
Wong previously held several executive management roles at AOL, where she oversaw global business operations and then AOL Huffington Post Media Group’s lifestyle portfolio of brands, including StyleList, HuffPost Style, HuffPost Food and HuffPost Travel. During her tenure at AOL, she helped oversee M&A efforts and integrations, including the acquisitions of TechCrunch, 5Min and The Huffington Post. Earlier in her career Wong was an associate partner in the Telecom, Media and High Tech practice at McKinsey & Company, working with a range of digital media and technology clients.
A Harvard Business School graduate, Wong received a master’s degree in engineering economic systems and operations research from Stanford University after graduating from Yale University with a degree in applied mathematics.